Monthly Archives: July 2014

Pemetic mountain view

Fog rolling in.

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Sometimes things don’t go as planned

We arrived in Bar Harbor in fine shape on Sunday morning in time to run to the grocery store, the laundromat, and the ice cream store. Until (you knew that there would be an until), we were backing down on … Continue reading

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Valley Cove 2014 and a Coast Guard story

We have been anchored in Valley Cove since Thursday and love it as much as we did last year.   We’ve kayaked and paddled the SUP board.  We’ve hiked up to Flying Mountain to the south.  At 269′, I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Long Island

In Somes sound, we picked up a stowaway, a longtime friend, Wendy.  With Wendy and SV Blue Raven, we headed a bit offshore to Long Island for lobsters and a bit of hiking.  Most of the island is owned by … Continue reading

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Isle au Haut and Somes Sound

We spent two days at Isle au Haut and now are at the head of Somes Sound in Somes Harbor. On Isle au Haut, we had a great hike to Bowditch mountain that ended at a Chocolate shop with a … Continue reading

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Lobsters here, Lobsters there

We had a wonderful visit in Belfast with our friends Tig and Serena and family (  It was fun to catch up again after a year and 6,000nm.  The kids had fun swimming, playing, reading, and burning things.  We all … Continue reading

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There’s land over there

Out of Belfast, bound for Rockland.

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Boston to Belfast (Maine)

On Saturday after the morning birdwatching tour, we headed out to Belfast.  The trip started out with almost no wind, but by evening we were sailing almost dead down wind with the genoa alone at 7 knots. In the late … Continue reading

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After a night off of Peddocks Island, we spent five days in Boston poking around and hanging out with friends we met our first time in Boston (2011), the Landrums.  We filled every minute with swimming, eating ice cream, listening … Continue reading

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Sunset over Boston

Here’s the sunset view of Boston from the east side of Peddocks Island in the harbor. We had a windy sail up from the Cape Cod Canal and tomorrow head into Charlestown.

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